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RIP Kirby Puckett

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Woodchuck, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    You will be missed.
  2. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    ah, man. :(
  3. whoa, he died? :confused:
  4. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Just happened within the last couple of hours.
  5. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Yes, this really sucks. Really. I loved the way he played. He wasn't your typical chiseled, muscular, ultra-athletic looking player either which made him even more lovable.

    Thanks Kirb's. You'll be missed.

  6. SBassman


    Jun 8, 2003
    Northeast, US
    Wow. I'm just hearing through this thread.

    My prayers to his family.

    RIP Kirby.
  7. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I always liked him.

  8. dls59

    dls59 Supporting Member

    Man, he broke my heart in '87. What a player. RIP, man. :(
  9. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Man. This is news to my ears. I heard about his stroke today, and now this.

    The man was probably my favorite baseball player of all time. My family used to go up to the Metrodome and watch the Twinkies...


  10. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    Kirby Puckett

    you will be missed

  11. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    San Jose, CA
    Two quotes:

    "Don't worry about me. I'll show up, and I'll have a smile on my face. The only thing I won't have is this uniform on. But you guys can have the memories of what I did when I did have it on."

    "Don't take anything for granted, because tomorrow is not promised to any of us."

    Thanks, and rest in peace... hopefully I’ll see you on espn classics
  12. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    RIP, Kirby.
  13. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    I really liked the way he played the game. I was bummed to hear about his passing. I'm glad I got to see him play in the flesh at the Oakland Coliseum a few times. And the 1991 World Series was one of the best I've ever watched.

    RIP Kirby
  14. What a downer - he was such a great player. RIP, Kirby.

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